Stephen Maiorisi joined Harvard Medical School as the chief campus planning and facilities officer in 2017. Maiorisi is responsible for strategic leadership, coordination, and administrative oversight to the campus operations for the Harvard Medical School consisting of over 2.5M gross square feet of space located in the Longwood Medical Area. Maiorisi’s responsibilities include directing campus space planning and management, construction project management, capital budget development, master planning, sustainability, facility maintenance and operations, emergency preparedness and response plans, and campus operations, among other activities. Campus Planning and Facilities staff consist of approximately 225 FTE and an additional 200 plus contract employees. Maiorisi is responsible for a $110M annual operating budget including an approximate $35M annual construction spend.
Prior to joining Harvard Medical School, Maiorisi was employed by Brown University for 20 years, serving as the vice president for facilities management from June 2005 to August 2017. Maiorisi was responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to a complex facilities management unit of more than 400 full-time employees (AVPs, directors, managers, and staff), including more than 250 members of a bargaining unit, and was responsible for Brown’s physical assets totaling over $6.8M gross square feet in 240 buildings and valued at over $3 billion. Maiorisi graduated from the Catholic University of America in 1988 with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and has been a registered architect since 1991.